Category: Weekly Updates

Whats happening in the week

Finishing in Finland

I arrived to Finland about 3 weeks ago. My mission was to take a marketing course for three weeks through Mamk University of Applied Science in Mikkeli.  I arrived with four other students from the University of Wisconsin-Parkside. We flew in through Helsinki on a Sunday night and missed our bus to Mikkeli in the morning. It was quite the… Read more →

Building Friendships in Italy

This summer is flying by! I arrived in in Europe on June 4th and have already visited 6 countries. During the last few weeks, I’ve been with a group of students from my university, touring Italy and visiting around 5 different regions (Rome, Trento, Venice, Cosenza/Calabria and Lecce). Now I’m in Finland taking a study abroad marketing class for 3… Read more →

Getting around Europe (Paris and London)

There are many options to get around Europe. From trains, buses or even by flight, one can easily travel between countries. My trip started in Switzerland where my good friends picked me up at the airport. I ended up taking a train to Germany to visit Family in Mannheim after spending a fabulous time in Switzerland. Trains are the most… Read more →

Pre-Trip Behavior

To start my great summer adventure I spent my last week in America with family and friends. I squeezed in a mini road trip, a kayaking trip and some repairs on my car in the few days before I left. I’m always up for a road trip, so way not Nebraska! A 10 hour drive with 12 combined hours of… Read more →